The need for privacy or personal taste sometimes requires something a little different. Escape Glass can supply and install all kinds of architectural glass in obscure and patterned slumped glass styles.
In addition to adding a touch of elegance to your interior and exterior design, Escape Glass carries a wide selection of distinctive pattern glass. A variety of design applications can incorporate unique patterns and textures to add obscurity for privacy or to add decorative elements as a primary design element. The use of cabinet glass inserts, doors, door inserts, shower enclosures, railings, and partitions, glass furniture, privacy windows, accent windows, and other items is common.Toughened glass can be manufactured from pattern glass.
In homes, decorative pattern glass is becoming increasingly popular, and our experienced glass representatives can help you incorporate it into your design.
Slumped glass, also known as cast glass, textured glass and bent or curved glass, has become increasingly significant in the architectural glass space. It offers unique design possibilities and functional benefits that have captured the attention of architects, designers, and building owners alike. The process of slumping involves heating a flat glass sheet until it becomes soft and pliable, and then shaping it over a mold to achieve the desired curvature. This technique creates a visually appealing and structurally sound glass product with numerous advantages.
One of the primary reasons slumped glass holds importance in architecture is its ability to create distinctive and eye-catching designs. Unlike traditional flat glass, slumped glass can be formed into various curves, bends, and undulating shapes. It provides architects with the freedom to explore innovative and artistic concepts, adding a touch of elegance and uniqueness to their designs. The gentle curves and flowing lines of slumped glass can transform ordinary buildings into visually stunning structures, creating a sense of architectural marvel and enhancing the overall aesthetic appeal.
Moreover, slumped glass offers versatility in terms of both form and function. It can be utilised in various architectural applications, such as windows, doors, partitions, facades, skylights, canopies, and decorative elements. The ability to customize the curvature and size of slumped glass allows architects to adapt it to different spatial requirements, enabling the creation of seamless and harmonious designs that integrate well with the overall architectural vision. Whether used as a focal point or as an accent element, slumped glass adds a layer of sophistication and elegance to any building.
Furthermore, slumped glass enables the manipulation of light and transparency, creating dynamic spaces filled with natural illumination. Its curved surfaces interact with light in intriguing ways, resulting in a play of reflections, refractions, and shadows. This unique quality of slumped glass enhances the interior ambiance, making spaces feel more open, inviting, and visually engaging. Additionally, it can offer privacy while still allowing the passage of light, making it suitable for applications where both transparency and discretion are desired.
In conclusion, slumped glass has emerged as an essential element in the architectural glass space due to its aesthetic appeal, versatility, functionality, and ability to manipulate light. Its use allows architects and designers to push the boundaries of creativity, resulting in visually striking structures that integrate seamlessly with their surroundings. By combining form and function, slumped glass has become an integral part of modern architecture, offering endless design possibilities and enhancing the overall quality and experience of built environments.
Escape Glass can supply many patterns in obscure slumped architectural glass.
Our full range of patterns can be seen HERE.
- Slumped Glass is available in 6mm, 10mm, 12mm,15mm and 19mm (conditions apply).
- The maximum single panel size is 3200mm x 1500mm.
- Obscure Slumped glass patterned glass can be supplied in annealed and/or toughened/safety glass.
- Colours available*: Clear Glass, Low Iron, Blue tint, Green tint, Grey tint, Bronze tint and Blue Green tint.
*colours all subject to availability and not available in all thicknesses.
Low Iron Glass
Blue Green Tint
- Decorative Screens
- Glass Floors
- Lift Shafts
- Shower Screens
- Privacy Screens and moreThere are a great number of external applications for architectural glass, such as:
- Water Features
- Sculptures and more
Some examples of reeded/corrugate glass:
BABY CORRUGATE - SLUMPED OBSCURE GLASS
BABY CORRUGATE - SLUMPED OBSCURE GLASS
HANDMADE SLUMPED CORRUGATE STYLE GLASS - ADRENALINE